Spanish idioms (modismos)

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In EnglishModismoAs in...
To go for a walk'Let's go for a walk.'
To be in the right'He's in the right.'
To turn something overHe turns is over.
To toss and turn'I was tossing and turning in bad.'
To go ahead with'He goes ahead with his work.'
To not mince one's words, to be blunt and direct'He is very outspoken.'
To make way'They made way and he went in.'
To have on; to be wearing'He has on an overcoat.'
Without questionWithout question she is the prettiest.
In great haste'She left the shop in great haste.'
At last'At last he arrived.'
All over'They were seen all over.'
To come out well'He came out well in (passed) his exam.'
To be a question (matter) of; to involve'It's a question of (It's a matter of, It involves) a misunderstanding.'
To agree to'They have agreed to meet in the square.'
To take for granted; to regard as settled'He took it for granted that they would go.'
To retrace one's steps'We retraced our steps.'
To make one's way'He made his way through the crowd.'
To take aside'He took him aside.'
To have dealings with'I have no dealings with the rich.'
Out of the way'He got her out of the way.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
To have on the tip of one's tongue'I have it on the tip of my tongue.'
To hold (control) one's tongue'Rather than argue, he held his tongue.'
Throughout'Throughout the years he has become famous.'
At every turn'Something new could be seen at every turn.'
To keep'She ended up keeping the car.'
Through'He was talking to us through a screen.'
Just now; for the present'I don't need any more just now.'
Along'They were searching along the river.'
To turn out to be'He turned out to be a conservative.'
To put into effect'They put several restrictions into effect.'
To come out badly'He did not come out well on (pass) his exam.'
After a while'After a while he returned.'
To walk around'He walks around the block.'
Step by step'He guided us through the jungle step by step.'
To get one's own way'Each time he gets his own way.'
From now on'You'll listen to me from now on.'
To associate with each other'They don't associate with each other.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'I followed his advice and came out ahead.'
Fast'He is always going very fast.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'He came out on top.'
To be up to date on'He's up to date on the situation.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
Rightly so'He took it away from her, and rightly so.'
From far away'They come from far away.'
Half...'He left the door half closed.'
To cost a lot'It cost me a lot.'
Nowhere; not... anywhere'It couldn't be found anywhere.'
To be right'She's not right.'
To be in the same boat'Don't complain. We're all in the same boat.'
To be in effect'The law is in effect.'
To drive wild; to unhinge.'It dives me wild.'
To be in a hurry'I'm in a hurry.'
To side with'He always used to side with my brother.'
In the long run'In the long run, it will be better to go slowly.'
In the distance'In the distance, the plane could be seen.'
To be understood'It is understood that we will get paid every two weeks.'
To have on one...'I don't have any money on me.'
At all cost; at any risk'I'll get it at all costs.'
To be about'The novel is about the indians.'
In the middle of'He fell down in the middle of the street.'
To notice'He did not notice that Adriana had left.'

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